Chara capitata Nees von
Chara capitata Nees von Esenbeck 1818: 80, pl. 8
Published in: Nees von Esenbeck, C. G. (1818). Chara capitata, eine neue Art von armleuchter nebst Bemerkungen über die Fruchttheile der Gattung. Denksch. d. kön.- Baierisch Bot. Gesellsch. II : 64-83. [in German]
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nitella capillaris (A.J.Krocker) J.Groves & G.R.Bullock-Webster
Subgenus Nitella Section Rajia
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with a knob-like head or tip (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Ruprecht, F.J. (1846). Symbolae ad historiam et geographiam plantarum Rossicarum. pp. -242, 6 pls. Petropoli [St Petersburg]: typis et impensis academinae imperialis scientiarum.
Created: 13 December 2008 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 22 March 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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Nees von Esenbeck, C. G. (1818). Chara capitata, eine neue Art von armleuchter nebst Bemerkungen über die Fruchttheile der Gattung. Denksch. d. kön.- Baierisch Bot. Gesellsch. II : 64-83. [in German]
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 April 2019.